.- A poll conducted by Italyâs La Repubblica newspaper reveals that Italians are overwhelmingly opposed to the notion of âsame-sex marriageâ and even more so to the idea of homosexual couples adopting children. The poll, which was conducted in the midst of European debate over the Spanish governmentâs legalization of same-sex marriage, shows that 61% of Italians reject the idea of same-sex marriage, while only 31% approved.
Only 21% of Italians approved of the idea of adoption of children by homosexual couples.
Spain became the third country in the world to legalize homosexual marriage. The other two are Holland and Belgium.